Venue Details

501 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Civic Center Bart station is very convenient
info Nov 02 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
A good excuse to dress up! Most people did.
info Dec 14 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Parking was close and easy and varied from 8-15 dollars
info Dec 14 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Small selection of food and drinks available as well as alcoholic beverages
info Dec 14 2009 star this tip starred
Always a bit tough but I usually find something on the street near the Bill Graham Auditorium.
info Aug 08 2010 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

6 ratings
5.0 average rating
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12 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 30 2009

Always love SF Symphony events. I think the symphony is a gift.

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3 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 30 2009

Great deal on the ticket price. The seats were nice and it wasn't a sold out performance so there was plenty of space to stretch out. There also was a free wine tasting... continued

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5 events
2 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 30 2009

The performance was wonderful! Parking was a block and a half away, a 2 minute walk, and it was a completely wonderful experience! Would definitely recommend to friends and family!

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Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Vadim Repin, violin

Sibelius: Violin Concerto

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture

Beethoven: Symphony No. 8  

At this concert, you’ll hear the conductor briefly share unique perspectives on the composer, the work, and its place in musical history. Experience two sides of Beethoven: the Classical symphonist and the passionate dramatist. The San Francisco Symphony presents Beethoven’s searing Overture to Coriolan and his tightly-wound Eighth Symphony. Violinist Vadim Repin will shine performing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, a virtuosic masterpiece.

Meet Vadim Repin at an exclusive CD signing immediately following the concert at the Symphony Store in the lobby.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas present more than 220 concerts each year from September through July in a variety of genres, with SFS musicians performing classical concerts, holiday favorites, summer pops events, free outdoor concerts, special series for families and children, plus presentations of visiting guest artists and orchestras from around the globe. The San Francisco Symphony also takes its unique style to audiences world-wide, touring nationally and internationally every year. The SFS is currently recording all the Mahler symphonies on its own media label and has recently launched Keeping Score, a national, multi-year, multi-media project bringing classical music to millions of Americans via TV, radio, the Internet and more.